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Practical Course on Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Activity Assessment of Nanoparticles

Tues 25 June to Wed 26 June
Workshop Code (B5)

Practical Course on Antimicrobial and Antibiofilm Activity Assessment of Nanoparticles

This two-day course is tailored for participants seeking in-depth knowledge and practical skills in evaluating the antimicrobial and antibiofilm properties of nanoparticles for therapeutic use. The program includes hands-on experience in designing, conducting assays, and interpreting results.

Day-1 

  • 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Welcome address – Nanomaterials as antimicrobial agents: Types, Synthesis methods, and Characterization techniques.
  • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Introduction to Antimicrobial Susceptibility Assays – Importance of standardization of antimicrobial susceptibility testing – Tips and tricks for designing and troubleshooting your assays
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Break
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Hands-on training: disk diffusion and agar well diffusion using synthesized nanoparticles and interpretation of results

Day-2 

  • 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Hands-on training: quantitative assessment of antimicrobial activity of nanoparticles using MIC microbroth dilution
  • 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Overview of biofilm formation and its significance – Overview of methods used for assessing antibiofilm activity
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Break
  • 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Hands-on training: assessing antibiofilm activity of synthesized nanoparticles and Interpretation of results

For more inquiries about the workshop, kindly contact:

rshala2@gu.edu.eg